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Can SACCOs Save Kenyans from Predatory Digital Lending Apps?

Can SACCOs Save Kenyans from Predatory Digital Lending Apps?

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Kenya is a first of many, but it is possibly the SACCO movement that stands tallest, although little talked about. In terms of savings, Kenya has the largest SACCO movement in Africa, and SACCOs have been the preferred source of credit for many people. But just like with any…

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Procrastination

Procrastination

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I had planned to write this last year but two. I know it is never too late. There is always time to do it in the future. When I was in school, we knew that the semester was always concluded in three nights; the night before CAT 1, the…

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Are Kenyan Businesses Using .KE Domain Names?

Are Kenyan Businesses Using .KE Domain Names?

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According to the Communications Authority of Kenya, Kenya has some of the highest internet and mobile phones penetration rates in Africa. This has been touted as one of the factors that have led to growth of the digital economy in Kenya, and widespread growth of tech startups all over…

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Give Us This Year Our Annual Bread

Give Us This Year Our Annual Bread

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Why all this fuss about a New Year? Is it even real? As Thomas Mann once said, “Time has no divisions to mark its passage; there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century…

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The Election

The Election

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The election was just a year away. The government had done nothing in the previous four years, just like any other government out there, but they needed the votes. They needed to take care of the upcoming brand of woke politicians who were gaining popularity. It was time to…

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Top .KE Domain Registrars 2021

Top .KE Domain Registrars 2021

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.KE is the Kenyan brand online, and there are tens of both local and international companies that offer .KE domain registration services. You might have wondered who are the biggest domain registrars in Kenya in terms of domain volumes, especially when you need to be sure that the registrar…

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The Invention of Insurance

The Invention of Insurance

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Many moons ago, there never used to be health insurance. Not that people never fell sick; it’s just that they had other ways of dealing with health problems. They were never guaranteed of getting money for the medical bills, but they still lived happily then. The System The secret…

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The Wireless Mouse

The Wireless Mouse

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Just a few years ago, owning a wireless mouse was the equivalent of using Twitter for iPhone. It was a must have – for those who could afford. My friend was thrilled to have his first wireless mouse for his computer. A wireless mouse felt like the end of…

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Content on Borrowed Platforms

Content on Borrowed Platforms

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The Apocalypse One day you wake up to find that Facebook has closed shop, and so did Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Linkedin, Snapchat, TikTok, Spotify, and all of their kind. Suddenly, the online community you built is no more. Your careers as an influencer is gone. Your years of work…

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How Online Ads Work

How Online Ads Work

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A story is told of a lady who reported to the police a pair of shoe that was stalking her. The shoe kept following her to every website that she accessed. It would appear on the news website, in social media, blogs and every YouTube video that she watched….

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